Top 98 Cow Quotes

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“I don’t believe that you have to be a cow to know what milk is.”

― Ann Landers

“I have to say that in this particular cow that we’re dealing with, those parts of the cow were removed, and so we don’t think there’s any risk or very negligible risk to human health with this particular incident.”

― Ann Veneman

“This was a dairy cow, and dairy cows have IDs on them. The ID was traced back to the farm in Washington. It’s a dairy farm. And that farm now has been quarantined, and the owners have been very cooperative in doing that.”

― Ann Veneman

“It’s been studied to the point where we know that the impact on humans would be from consuming the most infected parts of the cow; that is, the brain and the spinal cord.”

― Ann Veneman

“Actually, in this instance we do have probably a better tracking system than was the instance in Canada. Because this is a dairy cow, they’re all individually tagged.”

― Ann Veneman

“The cows have ID numbers. And we should be able, throughout the investigation, which is ongoing as we speak, to be able to track that cow back to where it came from initially.”

― Ann Veneman

“Everyone now has a sacred cow in the tax code. For my money, the most sacred thing of all is our country and its growth, but the sacred cows have turned into a pack of wolves.”

― Ari Fleischer

“A publisher who writes is like a cow in a milk bar.”

― Arthur Koestler

“One can quite understand vegetarianism. One can quite understand meat-eating. But it is difficult to understand why a person who is a flesh-eater should object to one kind of flesh, namely cow’s flesh. This is an anomaly which call for explanation.”

― B. R. Ambedkar

“There is one taboo against meat-eating. It divides Hindus into vegetarians and flesh eaters. There is another taboo which is against beef eating. It divides Hindus into those who eat cow’s flesh and those who do not.”

― B. R. Ambedkar

“No Hindu community, however low, will touch cow’s flesh. On the other hand, there is no community which is really an Untouchable community which has not something to do with the dead cow. Some eat her flesh, some remove the skin, some manufacture articles out of her skin and bones.”

― B. R. Ambedkar

“The Touchables, whether they are vegetarians or flesh-eaters, are united in their objection to eat cow’s flesh. As against them stand the Untouchables, who eat cow’s flesh without compunction and as a matter of course and habit.”

― B. R. Ambedkar

“In the Children’s Zoo, Enrichment meant presenting the goats with a trash can smeared with peanut butter or dangling keys at the end of a broomstick in front of the cow. The goats would knock their heads around the inside of the can and emerge giddy, peanut butter drunk.”

― Ben Dolnick

“First of all, I’m a Midwesterner, being from Kansas, and Chicago is basically a big Midwestern cow town. It was built from the stockyards, and everyone is very friendly, and it’s at the edge of the tallgrass prairie. There’s just a good feel to it.”

― Bill Kurtis

“Opening for The Beatles in San Francisco at the Cow Palace was great. It was terrific fun to do. The tour itself, I must say, wasn’t a whole lot of fun, artistically. It was just more kind of interesting.”

― Bill Medley

“It’s hard to believe a kid hitting golf balls in the cow pastures of New Mexico could have accomplished what I have accomplished.”

― Billy Casper

“I can’t say that I’ve ever actually got on a horse and roped a cow, no.”

― Blake Shelton

“North Dakota State. What do you have to do there to graduate? Milk a cow with your left hand?”

― Bobby Heenan

“If I don’t work, I’ll be sitting on the couch watching TV, eating popcorn and getting like a cow.”

― Celia Cruz

“The average man is a conformist, accepting miseries and disasters with the stoicism of a cow standing in the rain.”

― Colin Wilson

“I’m not here to say I don’t eat vegetables – I do, a lot of them – but, from a soil perspective, they’re actually more costly than a cow grazing on grass.”

― Dan Barber

“I want to figure out a way to not be stupid with money, then make a whole bunch of it, then I want to move to Outer Mongolia. I want to milk a yak. Maybe I’ll just settle for a cow.”

― Dave Matthews

“My cow is not pretty, but it is pretty to me.”

― David Lynch

“The United States is not just an old cow that gives more milk the more it’s kicked in the flanks.”

― Dean Rusk

“We have tried to make it clear that the United States is not just an old cow that gives more milk the more it is kicked in the flanks.”

― Dean Rusk

“I am really rather like a beautiful Jersey cow, I have the same pathetic droop to the corners of my eyes.”

― Deborah Kerr

“From the late ’70s to the early ’90s, I wrote anything anybody would pay me for. This ranged from articles on how to clean a longhorn cow’s skull for living-room decoration to manuals on elementary math instruction on the Apple II… to a slew of software reviews and application articles done for the computer press.”

― Diana Gabaldon

“I couldn’t kill a chicken, I couldn’t kill a cow – I was a vegetarian too at that time – so I thought, well what is there that I could kill? I couldn’t kill this and I couldn’t kill that.”

― Ellen Burstyn

“When I listen to hip-hop, it’s like no big difference how people sing in my village, ’cause bling would be their cow.”

― Emmanuel Jal

“Kiss till the cow comes home.”

― Francis Beaumont

“This was more than just a cow – this was an entire career I was looking at.”

― Gary Larson

“It was jolly in the country. A cow and little pigs to play with and milk warm from the cow.”

― Georg Brandes

“I am not about fringing, cow girl boots, that kind of Coachella vibe. I just wear something comfortable.”

― Georgia May Jagger

“The mere brute pleasure of reading the sort of pleasure a cow must have in grazing.”

― Gilbert K. Chesterton

“All the good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow.”

― Grant Wood

“I once bought some enormous fireworks that were literally the size of sticks of dynamite. We would go into the field behind our house, slide them into the biggest cow pats we could find, and blow them sky high. It was exhilarating and, for the cows, incredibly confusing.”

― Greg Davies

“I write in order to attain that feeling of tension relieved and function achieved which a cow enjoys on giving milk.”

― H. L. Mencken

“You can only milk a cow so long, then you’re left holding the pail.”

― Hank Aaron

“Holy cow!”

― Harry Caray

“I knew the profanity used up and down my street would not go over the air… So I trained myself to say ‘Holy Cow’ instead.”

― Harry Caray

“Stray cattle roam every lane and alley, but we are building cow shelters and trying to resolve the problem.”

― Hema Malini

“They tried to humiliate and cow her down in every way possible, but Jayalalithaaji was unstoppable. With every attack, she became stronger.”

― Hema Malini

“I’m the cash cow now, man. It’s the Cejudo way.”

― Henry Cejudo

“Consumers of meat, eggs and dairy products might well ask what they are supporting. Do farmers care about anyone but themselves? Can’t anyone see the cow for the cheese?”

― Ingrid Newkirk

“Fortified plant-based milks are delicious and contain all the calcium, protein, and vitamin D of dairy products but with none of the cholesterol, lactose, hormones, or cruelty found in cow’s milk.”

― Ingrid Newkirk

“Real nutrition comes from soybeans, almonds, rice, and other healthy vegetable sources, not from a cow’s udder.”

― Ingrid Newkirk

“I parle Francais like a Spanish cow.”

― Israel Horovitz

“When I was younger, I was insecure for about 10 years: I wore glasses, had a cow’s lick, buck teeth and braces. I looked ridiculous.”

― Jack Whitehall

“Saudi Arabia is, of course, the keystone of OPEC. Saudi Arabia has had the distinction of remaining stable through all the escalating tumult of recent decades, reliably pumping out its roughly 10 million barrels a day like Bossy the cow in America’s oil import barn.”

― James Howard Kunstler

“USDA says pink slime, which is made of cow connective tissue and other scraps and then treated with ammonia to kill the salmonella, e Coli, potentially, the U.S. Government says it’s totally safe.”

― Jane Velez-Mitchell

“Skinny Cow ice cream and candy – like dancing – brings a little bit of fun to your day.”

― Jennifer Grey

“The Chinese use every spare bit of an animal: cow lungs, pig ears, chicken feet, duck blood.”

― Jennifer Lee

“I was an overweight kid, and I went through a period where, oh my God, they were making cow sounds at me when I walked down the hallway and just humiliating me. Kids can be mean.”

― Jillian Michaels

“I find television to be a bit like a meat grinder. It’s like, you have a cow, you put it through a meat grinder, and out comes a hot dog. It’s almost unrecognizable.”

― Jillian Michaels

“Then a neighbor, Mr Smith, had a dairy cow and an couple bulls. He showed me how to bluff a bull.”

― Jim Fowler

“I would hear Steely Dan on the radio all the time, and I listened to ‘Aja’ a lot. I mean, ‘Black Cow’ and ‘Aja’ and ‘Deacon Blues’ and ‘Josie’ and ‘Peg’… all these songs are on one record. It’s crazy!”

― John 5

“A dead cow or sheep lying in a pasture is recognized as carrion. The same sort of a carcass dressed and hung up in a butcher’s stall passes as food.”

― John Harvey Kellogg

“Mostly, whenever I’m booked to do instruction, I just play a little bit and get people to ask questions. We’ll play some music for ’em, ’til somebody hollers out, ‘Play ‘Milk Cow Blues’ or ‘Play ‘San Antonio Rose.’ We play requests and demonstrate our music.”

― Johnny Gimble

“I’m a cowboy who never saw a cow.”

― Johnny Mercer

“Holy cow, in the course of one week I feel like I’ve lived about a year!”

― Karlie Kloss

“I never drink cow’s milk; I always opt for the soya alternative, and when I eat most dairy products, it tends to be in extremely small doses. However, being a vegetarian means I have to get protein from somewhere, so I do eat eggs and cheese about once a week.”

― Kate O’Mara

“No longer diverted by other emotions, I work the way a cow grazes.”

― Kathe Kollwitz

“We had three cows and a goat. People from New York and L.A. are like, ‘Oh my gosh, that’s a farm!’ But people in Tennessee are like, ‘That’s not a farm.’ I’ve never milked a cow or anything like that.”

― Kelsea Ballerini

“Goat’s milk is the closest thing out there to human breast milk. Plus, it is more easily digested than cow’s or soy milk. Giving goat’s milk to children is popular in Europe and other parts of the world.”

― Kristin Cavallari

“If you do not milk the cow fully, it falls sick.”

― Lalu Prasad Yadav

“So Pa sold the little house. He sold the cow and calf. He made hickory bows and fastened them upright to the wagon box. Ma helped him stretch white canvas over them.”

― Laura Ingalls Wilder

“Holy cow – everything about writing a novel is hard for me.”

― Laura van den Berg

“I’ve never met a general yet who could milk a cow.”

― Lennart Meri

“I cannot harness a horse. I am afraid of a cow.”

― Lyman Abbott

“The cow is sacred, and as a result, most Indians do not eat beef.”

― Maneet Chauhan

“However, if I can expand this to Top Cow or Avatar I’m helping the sales, however small, on my Marvel books because I’m almost certain to pick up some new readers.”

― Mark Millar

“Moo may represent an idea, but only the cow knows.”

― Mason Cooley

“Don’t have a cow, man.”

― Matt Groening

“I have a cow’s valve in my heart.”

― Maurice Strong

“How do we get a pantomime cow on set. Jeez, the rigours of satire.”

― Mel Smith

“A cow out on grass is just an incredible thing to behold… Cows and other ruminants can do things we just can’t do. They have the most highly evolved digestive organ on the planet, called the rumen. And the rumen can digest grass. It takes grass, cellulose in grass, and turns it into protein, very nutritious protein. We can’t do that.”

― Michael Pollan

“’Meat’ is a vague term and can be used to refer to many parts of an animal, including internal organs and skin. For the most part, the meat we eat consists of muscle tissue taken from farm animals, whether it’s a sirloin steak, which is cut from the rear of a cow, or a pork chop, taken from flesh near the spine of a pig.”

― Michael Specter

“When one cow was found with BSE in 2003, many of our trading partners closed their borders to our beef.”

― Mike Johanns

“A household can never appear prosperous without a cow. How auspicious it is to wake up in the morning to the mooing of your own cow!”

― Munshi Premchand

“During the shooting of ‘Manthan,’ I lived in the hut, learnt to make cow dung cakes and milk a buffalo. I would carry the buckets and serve the milk to the unit to get the physicality of the character.”

― Naseeruddin Shah

“The money in politics is a cash cow for the media.”

― Noam Chomsky

“I love the Boosh, but there were so many people around us that it became a cash cow. Everyone’s going, ‘Do this. Do that. This is the answer’.”

― Noel Fielding

“When you’re the cash cow that lays the golden goose egg, people are always going to cheer you on, whatever.”

― Noel Gallagher

“I loved working with Renoir on ‘The Southerner.’ Oh, I loved it! I particularly loved when he had a scene with a cow going through a garden, and he wanted a little dog to come and bark at it and chase it out.”

― Norman Lloyd

“The cow is of the bovine ilk; one end is moo, the other milk.”

― Ogden Nash

“I grew up in a village of 12 houses. We had a well and a cow.”

― Olesya Rulin

“The mere brute pleasure of reading – the sort of pleasure a cow must have in grazing.”

― Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

“For almost seventy years the life insurance industry has been a smug sacred cow feeding the public a steady line of sacred bull.”

― Ralph Nader

“I think anybody who works with Malcolm, the first thing they go, ‘Holy cow! I’m working with Theo!’ because that was part of my childhood.”

― Retta

“The land is not in the least bit fertile and yet the cattle herds grow larger and larger. A cow represents capital investment here.”

― Richard Leakey

“If one commits the act of sodomy with a cow, an ewe, or a camel, their urine and their excrements become impure, and even their milk may no longer be consumed. The animal must then be killed and as quickly as possible and burned.”

― Ruhollah Khomeini

“I’d never heard of the ‘Lord of the Rings’, actually. So I went to the bookstore and there it was, three shelves of books about Tolkien and Middle-earth, and I was like, ‘Holy cow, what else am I missing out on?’”

― Sean Astin

“Not every man remembers the name of the cow which supplied him with each drop of milk he has drunk.”

― Shmuel Yosef Agnon

“Canada is like an old cow. The West feeds it. Ontario and Quebec milk it. And you can well imagine what it’s doing in the Maritimes.”

― Tommy Douglas

“If an actor knows how to milk a cow, I always know it will not be difficult to be in business with him.”

― Werner Herzog

“Kids called me a cow and mooed at me.”

― Winnie Harlow

“Agriculture is one of the biggest causes of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Cars? Planes? Trains? Nope. Cow farts.”

― Zazie Beetz

“I had a free-range childhood. We lived in town but with a cow, chooks, bees, and multiple veggie gardens so we could live self-sufficiently.”

― Zoe Foster Blake
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